The doctors told us it can take 1 to 2 weeks to fall off. But our first baby’s umbilical cord stump already fell off 4 days after birth, the other baby’s today (6 days after birth).
This is before the stump fell off:
After the stump fell off:
How we took care of the baby’s belly button: We had to keep it dry by folding down the top of the nappy and clean it with Betadin solution we had to put on a a cotton ball. This has to be done for one month. It is easier after bath.
You can see this procedure in these two videos:
When did the stump fell of for your baby? Do you plan to keep the umbilical cord?Post in the comments